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Nairn Leisure Centre

Marine Road, Nairn, Inverness, IV12 4EA

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Opening Times

  • Monday 08:00 - 21:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 21:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 21:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 21:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 21:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 17:30.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 16:00.

Opening Times (Fitness Suite)

  • Monday 08:00 - 20:45.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 20:45.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 20:45.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 20:45.
  • Friday 08:00 - 20:45.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 17:15.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 15:45.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Nairn.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located in front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • The patron does have to cross a road.
    • The road is generally quiet.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 91cm (2ft 12in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 91cm (2ft 12in) wide.

Reception

  • The desk is 2m (2yd 7in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high (110cm+).
  • The desk has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are not allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located to the left as you enter.
    • The fitness suite is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • There is level access to the fitness suite.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are single.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 103cm (3ft 5in) wide.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive no training in assisting disabled people.
    • Equipment suitable for mobility or sensory impaired users includes a hand bike and chest press.
    • A portable hearing loop is available for induction.
    • Staff are trained to use the portable hearing loop.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.

Swimming Pool

  • There is level access from the changing area to the swimming pool.
  • There is not a ramped entrance into the water.
  • There is a wet side chair available.
  • There is a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • The hoist is hydraulic.
  • There are not steps into the swimming pool.
  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.
  • There is a handrail on both sides of the ladder.

Accessible Changing Room

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing room is located to the right as you enter.
  • The facility is 14m (15yd 11in) from the main entrance.
  • The door opens outwards.
  • The door is not push pad activated.
  • The width of the door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The door is locked by a locking handle.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 170cm x 700cm (5ft 7in x 22ft 12in).
  • There is a lateral transfer space.
  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
  • The lateral transfer space is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
  • There is a flush on the transfer side.
  • Wall mounted rails are available.
  • The toilet seat is 50cm (1ft 8in) above floor level.
  • There is a sink.
  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
  • The height of the sink is 70cm (2ft 4in).
  • The tap type is lever.
  • There is a mixer tap.
  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
  • The emergency alarm is fully functional.
  • There is a locker within the accessible changing room.
  • The locker is within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The accessible changing room has a ceiling tracking hoist.
  • There is not a changing bench.
  • There is a wheel in shower.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head and a flip down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 70cm (2ft 4in).

Standard Changing Room

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room is 2m (2yd 7in) from the swimming pool.
  • The standard changing rooms are located to the right as you enter.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.
  • Shower facilities are available within the changing room(s).
  • There is level access to the shower facilities.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.